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If you are currently in the market for a new forklift to meet the material handling needs of you or your company, it can often be difficult to decide upon the right type of forklift, with both cost and site specific requirements playing a role in your eventual decision.
Forklift picThe decision between Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) comprising of LNG or diesel powered machines, and Battery Electric Forklifts can usually be weighed up by comparing the financial and environmental costs.
Batteries have been in a materials handling context for at least 200 years, the most common battery currently used in the materials handling industry is the lead acid battery.
The two main types of forklift are LPG and battery electric.
Which should you choose?
Ferret has broken down the pros and cons of these systems, to help you choose what is right for you. To read more, click here and find your lifting solution.


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Why the right type of racking can assist warehouse & logistics managers
Editorial
04/08/16 - While the function of a material handling storage system designed to store materials on pallets may be similar among warehouse and logistics operators
Seven tips for improving rack safety
Editorial
02/08/16 - While rack collapse may be rare, it is extremely dangerous. Here are some ways to make sure it doesn't happen to you.
The 300 tonne spreader beam was used to lift concrete girders into place (Photo Credit: Monde Photo)
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift sought an efficient solution from equipment hire specialist Kennards Hire to lift and place 39 concrete girders.
The garden beds had to be winched and strapped onto trolleys, and lifted into place
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Equipment from Kennards Hire Lift & Shift was supplied for a unique project involving the moving of 22 garden beds to another location.
New stair-climber for hire from Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A new range of stair-climbers available for hire from Kennards Lift & Shift is helping companies meet OH&S requirements while moving heavy loads.
Kennards Lift & Shift’s Gantry Cranes provides School Building Project Safe Working Methods
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift, in Wollongong, has provided a school building project a mobile aluminium gantry case, with a chain block.
Kennards Lift & Shift doubles its ampount of hireable 240V portable conveyors
Supplier news
01/08/16 - 240V portable conveyors from Kennards Lift & Shift are compact and easy to transport
Mini and Maxi Conveyors hired from Kennards Lift & Shift used in White Ant Treatment
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Linked mini and maxi conveyors hired from Kennards Lift & Shift overcame access restrictions during the treatment of a white ant problem.
OKTOPUS dual vacuum glass lifter
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards is making building sites safer with the addition of a range of vacuum glass lifters from OKTOPUS designed to raise the industry benchmark.
A 145 tonne spreader beam was hired from Kennards Hire Lift & Shift to lift a large 75ft Riviera motor yacht onto a container ship.
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Stevedoring specialist Patrick hired a 145 tonne spreader beam and two 80 tonne round slings from Kennards Hire Lift & Shift.
Durapac SyncMaster synchronised lifting system
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Hire Lift & Shift has introduced the Durapac SyncMaster synchronised lifting system to its extensive range of heavy lifting equipment.
Kennards Hire Lift & Shift supplied a number of conveyor belts as well as the scaffolding required to get the job done
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Hire Lift & Shift supplied their extensive range of conveyor belts to Treescape Australia during a project being executed for a luxurious resort.

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